Study: Malaysian students burning out online


A panel including (clockwise, top left) Ling, Ooi, Nadiah and Eng shared their views about the study. — Digi

Malaysian children, especially teenagers, are becoming anxious and depressed from spending too much time online with classes and socialising limited mostly there, a new study finds.

The “Life under Covid-19 for children online: Values & Challenges” survey by local telco Digi polled 1,746 students aged below 21 nationwide to measure their digital wellbeing and gauge how they were coping with the new normal.

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